Posted on: 18th Sep 2019

HP TET Syllabus

Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education is going to conduct the Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test on 09th to 17th November 2019 for the students who had applied online by its closing date. Applicants who want to appear in the written examination then they should have a quick look at this article and grab all the information from here. We advised the candidates to start preparing for the test hard with the HP TET Exam Pattern & Syllabus for the great outcome in the exam. You can get the full subject wise HP TET Exam Syllabus 2019 from this article.

HP TET 2019-20 Application Form

HP TET 2019 Exam Pattern-

  • The papers will be different for each post.
  • The HP TET will have 150 questions carrying one mark each.
  • The paper will be conducted for 150 minutes that is 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • Aspirants have to mark their answers in an OMR sheet with the help of Blue/black ballpoint pen.
  • There will be no negative marking in HP TET 2019.

How to Download Admit Card



Total Questions



Child Psychology and development, pedagogy, teaching-learning process

30 Questions

30 Marks


General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environmental Studies

30 Questions

30 Marks


English Literature & Grammar (TGT Arts)

Mathematics (TGT NM) Botany & Zoology (TGT Medical)

30 Questions

30 Marks


Social Studies (TGT Arts) Physics & Chemistry (TGT NM) Chemistry (TGT Medical)

60 Questions

60 Marks



150 Questions

150 Marks

How to Prepare For Written Test

HP TET Syllabus 2019-




Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development (Primary School Child)

  • Concept of development and its relationship with learning
  • Principles of the development of environmental
  • Influence of Heredity & Environment
  • Concepts of child-centered and progressive educational
  • Socialization processes: Social World & Children (Teacher, Parents & Peers)
  • Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
  • Multi-Dimensional Intelligence Language & Thought
  • Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.
  • Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice

Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

  • Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
  • Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners

Learning and Pedagogy

  • How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.
  • Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.
  • Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
  • Cognition & Emotions
  • Motivation and learning
  • Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Environmental Studies

  • Concept and scope of E.V.S
  • The significance of E.V.S,
  • integrated E.V.S
  • Environmental Studies & Environmental Education
  • Learning Principles
  • Scope & relation to Science & Social Science
  • Approaches to presenting concepts
  • Activities
  • Experimentation/Practical Work
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Water & Travel

Social Studies

  • History
  • Geography
  • Social and Political Life
  • Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies
  • Class Room Processes, Activities, and Discourse
  • Developing Critical thinking
  • Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies


  • Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool
  • A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form
  • Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders
  • Language Skills
  • Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom
  • Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability


  • Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning.
  • Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
  • Problems of Teaching 
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods
  • Language of Mathematics
  • Evaluation through formal and informal methods

HP TET Exam Syllabus & Other Information

Name of the Organization -

Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education

Also Known as -

HP TET Syllabus 2019

Name of the Test -

Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test

Name of the Posts -

Teaching Posts

Initial Date to Apply Online

19th September 2019

Last Date to Apply Online

09th October 2019

Fee Payment Last Date -

09th October 2019

Online Application Form Correction -

10th October 2019 to 11th October 2019

Admit Card Release Date -

01st week of November 2019

Examination Date -

09th to 17th November 2019

Answer Key Release Date -

03rd week of November 2019

Result Declaration Date -

03rd week of December 2019

Category of Article -


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